After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses – NYTimes.com

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses – NYTimes.com.

“It’s a rite of passage in this new era,” Jorge Cauz, the president of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., a company based in Chicago, said in an interview. “Some people will feel sad about it and nostalgic about it. But we have a better tool now. The Web site is continuously updated, it’s much more expansive and it has multimedia.”

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